Events this Week
October 5, 2015
Here is a list of events happening Oct. 5-11, 2015, at the West Lafayette campus. Additional information below: exhibitions; ticket purchasing information.
Monday, Oct. 5
-- Big Ten+ Graduate School Exposition. Day 2 of 2. Information and networking for prospective graduate students. Organizer: Graduate School. PMU, Ballrooms. Purdue students should check special information for them at the registration link. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q3/purdue-brings-peer-institutions-together-for-future-graduate-students.html
-- "Equal Access, Equal Opportunity - Harassment and Discrimination: Prevention and Response" training sessions; this session is for faculty and staff only. Organizer: Office of the Vice President for Ethics and Compliance. Overview of relevant Purdue policies. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Neil Armstrong Hall, Room 1028. Registration required at least 1-2 business days ahead. URL including registration link: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2015/Q3/equal-access,-equal-opportunity-training-sessions-available.html
-- "Master Class with Brian Lamb." Forum approach; topics are U.S. politics, 2016 presidential election, trends in government and media. Organizer: Purdue Institute for Civic Communication. Co-taught with Ambassador Carolyn Curiel, PICC executive director and clinical professor in Purdue's Brian Lamb School of Communication. 10:30-noon. Lawson Computer Science Building, Room 1142. Free, open as seating allows. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q3/c-span-founder-returns-to-teach-master-class.html (See also listing below on same day for "The Future of Democracy.")
-- Demo Day at the Anvil. Student business concepts and plans. An event of Entrepreneurship Week at Purdue. 4-6 p.m. The Anvil, 320 North St. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q3/entrepreneurship-week-celebrates-startup-successes.html
-- "The Future of Democracy": Conversation with President Mitch Daniels and former U.S. Rep. Lee H. Hamilton; moderated by Brian Lamb, founder of C-SPAN. 4:30-5:30 p.m. Doors open at 4:15 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. Organizers: Event is part of C-SPAN Archives annual research conference, which is supported by the Brian Lamb School of Communication and the Department of Political Science. Conversation also backed by College of Liberal Arts. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q3/mitch-daniels,-lee-hamilton-and-brian-lamb-to-discuss-the-future-of-democracy.html
Tuesday, Oct. 6
-- Registration deadline for Technical Management Institute. Organizers: College of Engineering and Krannert School of Management. Advanced continuing education for managers in technical areas. (Institute is Oct. 13-16.) Discounted rate for Purdue faculty and staff. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2015/Q3/staff-rate-available-for-technical-management-institute.html
-- National Labs @ Purdue Days. Day 1 of 2. Designed primarily for students and postdocs. Organizer: Graduate School. Preregistration recommended. Tuesday: 9:30 a.m.-5:20 p.m. STEW, second floor; information about national labs and more. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q4/national-labs-event-brings-in-professionals-to-purdue-campus.html
-- College Teaching Workshop Series I: Making a Better Learning Environment. "Instructional Presentation Techniques that Engage Students." For faculty, staff and grad students. Center for Instructional Excellence. 10:30-11:45 a.m. Hicks Undergraduate Library, Room B853. Weekly workshop 4 of 10 through Nov. 24 except Oct. 13; choose one or more. Registration required: www.purdue.edu/cie/documents/CTW1_flyer.pdf. Questions: 49-66422 or email@example.com
-- QPR Gatekeeper Training in suicide prevention. Designed primarily for faculty and staff, but students welcome. Organizer: Advocacy & Support Center in the Office of the Dean of Students. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Schleman Hall, Room B038. Registration needed. (Departments also can schedule sessions.) URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2015/Q3/suicide-prevention-qpr-gatekeeper-training-available.html
-- Education and Outreach Expo. Booths with representatives of campus programs that could serve as outreach and education partners, grant writers from the Office of the Executive Vice President for Research and Partnerships and PreAward Center specialists. For faculty and staff. Organizer: Office of the Executive Vice President for Research and Partnerships. 12:30-2:30 p.m. Stewart Center, Rooms 302-306. No registration required. More information: Sally Bond at firstname.lastname@example.org.
-- Digital education idea session: Participation in shaping Purdue's direction and action plan. Physical or virtual attendance. For faculty, staff and students. Organizer: Digital Education in the Office of the Provost. 1:30-3 p.m. Hall for Discovery and Learning Research. Advance registration required; attendees will be asked to review materials before the session. URL for registration, format and next steps: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2015/Q3/sessions-seek-discussion,-ideas-for-digital-education-action-plan.html (event repeated Oct. 9, same time and place; attend only one session)
-- Celebration of Woman Veterans. Organizers: Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership Excellence, Military Family Research Institute. Keynote by retired Maj. Gen. Erika Steuterman (Air Force), an alumna. Also a panel discussion. 4-5:30 p.m. West Lafayette Public Library, 208 W. Columbia St., in the Walnut Room.
-- Cooking class: Using locally grown fruits and vegetables. This week: Apples. Series weekly through Oct. 20. Organizers: Department of Nutrition Science, Purdue Extension, Purdue University Student Farm. 5:30-7 p.m. Lyles-Porter Hall, Demo Kitchen (Room 1107). Cost: $20 (bring container for leftovers). URL with registration link: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2015/Q3/weekly-cooking-classes-exploring-local-fruits-and-vegetables.html
-- Literary Reading Series event. Roxane Gay and Brian Leung, faculty members in English. Organizers: Department of English and Creative Writing Program. 7:30 p.m. Krannert Building, Krannert Auditorium (Room 140). URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q4/tuesday-oct.-6-reading-with-roxane-gay-and-brian-leung.html
Wednesday, Oct. 7
-- VACCINE annual meeting. Day 1 of 2. Organizer: Visual Analytics for Command, Control, and Interoperability Environments, a center of excellence of the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security. Registration needed but no fee. Registration and breakfast at 8 a.m. Program at 9 a.m. including welcome by Tony Roswarski, mayor of Lafayette. URL: www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/vaccine/annualmeeting.php
-- National Labs @ Purdue Days. Day 2 of 2. Designed primarily for students and postdocs. Organizer: Graduate School. Preregistration recommended. Wednesday: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. STEW, second floor; career fair. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q4/national-labs-event-brings-in-professionals-to-purdue-campus.html
-- Discovery Lecture Series talk: "Big Bang Disruption: Strategy in the Age of Devastating Innovation." Paul Nunes, author and global managing director at the Accenture Institute for High Performance. 1:30 p.m. Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, Room 121. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q3/discovery-lecture-series-features-talk-on-innovation-disruption.html
-- NAECC Eiteljorg Museum Visiting Artist: DG House, Cherokee Nation of Northeastern Alabama. Paintings focusing on people and wildlife of the Rocky Mountain west and the Plains narrative hide painting tradition. Organizer: Native American Educational and Cultural Center. 4-5:30 p.m. STEW, Room 279. URL: www.purdue.edu/naecc
-- OIE workshop: "Escalation Workshop." For the University community. Organizer: Office of Institutional Equity. Focus: Relationship violence and abuse; content includes feature film and discussion. 6-7:30 p.m. McCutcheon Hall, NAR Conference Room. Offered monthly; also to groups upon request. Online registration at https://www.purdue.edu/oie/Upcoming_Events. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact OIE at 49-47253 (voice), 49-61343 (tty), or email@example.com.
-- "The Movement: 50 Years of Love and Struggle." Ron Jones in one-man multimedia performance. Black Cultural Center. 7 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. Note: This is a change of date. URL: www.purdue.edu/bcc or www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q3/the-movement-50-years-of-love-and-struggle-rescheduled-to-oct.-7.html
Thursday, Oct. 8
-- GM test drive. More than 20 new models of General Motors vehicles; feedback wanted. To test drive, a person must bring a valid Purdue ID and driver's license. Organizer: General Motors, represented by employees in engineering, manufacturing, IT and marketing, many of whom are Purdue alumni. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Two locations: Memorial Mall and Purdue Mall.
-- Farmers market on campus. Organizer: Office of University Sustainability. Fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, freshly prepared lunches, more. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. through Oct. 29. Center of Memorial Mall. Nearby 20-minute parking available near "Unfinished Block P" sculpture during market hours. URL on this and links to other local farmers markets: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2015/Q2/farmers-market-to-return-may-7.html
-- Krannert Leadership Speaker Series event. Speaker: Daymond John, founder of apparel company FUBU and TV personality on ABC's "Shark Tank." Also scholarship benefit dinner, alumni and other awards. 6:30-9 p.m. PMU, Ballrooms. Also an event of Entrepreneurship Week at Purdue. Tickets: Purdue faculty, staff and students, special price; others, $100 including $75 scholarship donation. To reserve tickets: Lou Underwood, Krannert assistant director of alumni relations and special events, at 765-494-0901 or firstname.lastname@example.org. URLs: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q3/shark-tank-star-leads-15th-annual-leadership-speakers-series.html and www.krannert.purdue.edu/events/LSS
-- "Huang Yi & KUKA". Fall 2015 artist-in-residence. Purdue Convocations. 7:30 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. (+ pre- and post-show.) Tickets: $22-$30. URL: www.convocations.org
Friday, Oct. 9
-- Guest talks for Entrepreneurship Week at Purdue. Julie Wainwright, founder and CEO of TheRealReal.com. (1) 8 a.m. Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, Foundry Grounds; (2) 11:30 a.m. at the Krannert Executive Forum. Krannert Building, Krannert Auditorium (Room 140). Both talks are open to the public as space permits. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q3/entrepreneurship-week-celebrates-startup-successes.html
-- Digital education idea session: Participation in shaping Purdue's direction and action plan. Physical or virtual attendance. For faculty, staff and students. Organizer: Digital Education in the Office of the Provost. 1:30-3 p.m. Hall for Discovery and Learning Research. Advance registration required; attendees will be asked to review materials before the session. URL for registration, format and next steps: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2015/Q3/sessions-seek-discussion,-ideas-for-digital-education-action-plan.html
-- "A New Era at Grissom Hall": celebration and open house. Marking reimagined facility as part of Engineering strategic growth in the Purdue Moves effort. Organizers: College of Engineering and School of Industrial Engineering. 2 p.m. reception; 2:30 p.m. ceremony including remarks by President Daniels; 3-5 p.m. building tours. Open to public; RSVP at giving.purdue.edu/grissom needed by Oct. 6. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q3/purdue-industrial-engineering-to-celebrate-grissom-halls-new-era.html
-- "Betty's Diner, The Musical." SOLD OUT. Music and lyrics by Carrie Newcomer. Book by Carrie Newcomer and Richard K. Thomas. Purdue Theatre. Directed by Robin McKee. Traditional diner losing business after new highway opens, then a stranger comes in. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Carole and Gordon Mallett Theatre. Performance also at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 10. Tickets: public, $20; student, $14; senior (62+), $17. Rated PG: Some adult references. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre
Saturday, Oct. 10
-- Unofficial start of October break. No classes Oct. 12-13.
-- Game Day spirit events. Highlights:
• Boilermaker Crossing. Activities for all ages. Free. 12:30-3 p.m. Weist Plaza north of Mackey Arena.
• 211° Session pep rally. (About ready to boil.) 1:19 p.m. Mackey Arena.
• "All-American" Marching Band. Purdue Bands & Orchestras. In 211° Session in Mackey; pre-game, halftime at stadium; and postgame. Halftime theme: "The Cartoon Show."
Details of these and other events: www.purdue.edu/purdue/boilermakerDepot
-- Football vs. Minnesota. 3:30 p.m. Ross-Ade Stadium. Initial ticket prices: $10-$75. Dynamic ticket pricing in place for single-game tickets; also mini-plans and specials available; see www.purduesports.com/tickets/pur-tickets.html
-- Volleyball (women's) vs. Indiana. 8 p.m. Intercollegiate Athletic Facility, Holloway Gymnasium. Tickets: adult, $8-$15; youth, $5-$8; Purdue student, $3-$8; groups of 20 or more, $5 as available. NOTE: This is a change of time.
-- "Betty's Diner, The Musical." SOLD OUT. Music and lyrics by Carrie Newcomer. Book by Carrie Newcomer and Richard K. Thomas. Purdue Theatre. Directed by Robin McKee. Traditional diner losing business after new highway opens, then a stranger comes in. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Carole and Gordon Mallett Theatre. This is the final performance for this production. Tickets: public, $20; student, $14; senior (62+), $17. Rated PG: Some adult references. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre
Sunday, Oct. 11
-- Soccer (women's) vs. Rutgers. 1 p.m. Boilermaker Soccer Complex. Tickets: adult, $5; student, $2; groups of 20 or more, $1 (on game day, tickets are sold only at site).
-- "Shifting Spaces: Rachel Hellmann, Ben Marcin, Ryan Parker." Aug. 31-Oct. 10. Purdue University Galleries. Works inspired by architectural environments. STEW, Robert L. Ringel Gallery. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday plus until 8 p.m. Thursday (except holidays). (Reception and gallery talk 5:30 p.m. Oct. 1.) URL: www.purdue.edu/galleries
-- "Tom Berenz: Towards the North." Sept. 1-Oct. 10. Purdue University Galleries. Large mixed media canvases using the disaster motif as a metaphor to discuss personal, sociopolitical, environmental and ideological issues. Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette. Hours: Noon-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday (except holidays). URL: www.purdue.edu/galleries
-- Exhibitions in the Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries, Pao Hall. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; until 7 on Thursdays (except holidays). URL: www.cla.purdue.edu/vpa/rueffgalleries
* "Site Cycle: Moments & Versions." Nikki Painter. Sept. 21-Oct. 9.
* Solo exhibition. Yanru Lyu. Oct. 5-9.
-- "They Dared." Sept. 18-Dec. 5. Original paintings by Yvette Quarles Chatman. Black Cultural Center. During building hours at BCC. Chatman's book of the same name teaches history to all, highlighting African American contributions. URL: www.purdue.edu/bcc
-- "Surfaces and Contours: Celebrating Aldo Giorgini's Contributions to Art and Science." Sept. 28-Dec. 18. Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research Center, fourth floor, HSSE Library, STEW. Hours during semester: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. The library also has online exhibits; go to www.lib.purdue.edu/spcol?page=exhibits
Events are free unless noted (except that conference registrations may be omitted here); some performance and athletic events are marked "free" for clarity. Ticket prices are for single events unless stated otherwise. For information about series, seasons, packages, discounts, groups, promotions at games, etc., see the URLs in the next two paragraphs.
For varsity athletics tickets, go online; or call the Athletic Ticket Office, 765-494-3194 or 800-49-SPORT [497-7678]; or visit the office in the Mackey Complex facing Northwestern Avenue. The office is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and before ticketed events at Mackey Arena, Ross-Ade Stadium, and Holloway Gymnasium in the Brees Center. For ticketed sports events at other Purdue venues, tickets will be on sale before the event at the venue. URL: www.purduesports.com/tickets/pur-tickets.html. URL for gameday promotions in association with varsity events: www.purduesports.com/promotions
For Purdue Convocations and Purdue Theatre events and some others as announced, go to a campus box office or call 765-494-3933 or 800-914-SHOW [914-7469]. URLs: www.purdue.edu/convocations and www.purdue.edu/theatre. Hours (during semester):
* Elliott Hall box office (lower level, northeast end by Hovde Hall): open two hours before ticketed events in that building.
* Loeb Playhouse box office (west lobby, Stewart Center): 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday. Also open two hours before ticketed events in that building.
* Pao Hall box office (first floor southeast): 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. Also open two hours before ticketed events in that building.
URL for box offices and venues: www.housing.purdue.edu/HTML/HallOfMusic